Recent Fraud and Corruption Prevention frameworks
A selection of recent fraud and corruption prevention frameworks, and AML/CTF related assignments have been outlined below.
Independent Integrity Compliance Monitor
Appointed to act as the Independent Integrity Compliance Monitor for a large Australian based global infrastructure organisation, with over 5,000 staff members operating in 40+ countries around the world.
The appointment was in accordance with a Negotiated Resolution Agreement signed with the World Bank Group.
Corruption, Fraud and Mismanagement Policy Framework
Conduct a high-level review of various aspects of the Robert Carr civil society Networks Fund’s (RCNF’s) corruption, fraud and mismanagement (CFM) policy framework. The review encompassed both RCNF and its Secretariat (operated by Aidsfonds), with the assignment including:
- Carrying out a review of all fraud, corruption and mismanagement cases reported throughout the network, to confirm they had been managed in accordance with organisation’s CFM policy framework, including documenting any lessons learnt;
- Reviewing RCNF’s CFM policy framework and identifying high-level gaps and potential improvements needed; and
- Conducting a diagnostic review of RCNF’s fraud prevention controls and basic benchmarking against a number of key metrics.
Corruption Risk Assessment / Diagnostic
Facilitation of the development of a high-level corruption risk assessment / diagnostic for Save The Children Australia Pacific Country Offices, focusing on Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
Probity and Corruption Prevention Framework
The design and development of a Probity and Corruption Prevention Framework for the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) to help prevent, control and address possible wrongdoing within the agency. The assignment included:
- Undertaking a comparative analysis and benchmarking against other like organisations
- Reviewing existing OEH relevant policies/controls
- Analysing of existing data to identify trends/hotspots and priorities
- Interviewing stakeholders to identify risk areas, capability requirements, system gaps and weaknesses
- Undertaking a probity and corruption prevention risk workshop
- Developing a probity and corruption prevention framework that provides a best practice model to effectively manage the organisation’s probity investigation and corruption prevention responsibilities.
- Providing recommendations to address gaps and identify ways the agency can more effectively manage cases of serious misconduct and mitigate probity and corruption risks.
OEH also provides services and other support to the following portfolio partners:
Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF) Framework
Design and development of Islamic Relief Australia’s Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF) Framework, including all associated AML/CTF policies and guidelines.
The aim of assignment was not only to ensure that they complied with Australian AML/CTF requirements, but where in line with world’s best practice.
Anti-Corruption Self-Assessment Checklist
The largest child-based welfare organisation in the world, SOS Children’s Villages International commissioned Integritas360 to design an Anti-Corruption Self-Assessment Checklist package for use by their operations in over 132 countries and territories.
Made up of a number of interrelated tools, the checklist was designed to help member organisations assess their own (or their partner’s) overall corruption-risk profile by:
- Measuring its overall level of corruption-risk;
- Assessing the level and health of key fraud prevention processes that should be in place; and
- Providing a set of Red Flags that could be used to help alert the organisation to the presence of increased corruption-risk levels.